are you expensive?

That’s pretty much impossible for us to answer (just say ‘No, we’re not’. Ed.).

What the French call ‘rapport qualité-prix’ is a complex and subjective thing. As a basic truth, though, you only get what you pay for in life.

It’s also worth noting that every project you see on this site is of something people have bought, in some cases for hundreds of thousands of pounds. As we’ve been now doing this for over thirty years, the answer has to be ‘no, we’re really good value and people come back again and again’.

Whether it’s too much for your budget is another question altogether, but it’s normally better to have a few good things rather than lots of bad ones. You’re welcome to call up and chat stuff through before setting a budget, rather than taking a guess and then finding you then can’t do the job properly. Junior interior designers, please note!

The other thing to bear in mind is that what we do is a tiny fraction of the overall cost of occupying and maintaining a building – but it’s one of the most visible parts. It’s the first thing you see as you walk up or go inside. Nothing screams ‘we’re a tasteless bunch of cheapskates’ quite as much as a whole lot of luminous green carp across the frontage. I think that’s the word…